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While it is tempting and sometimes compelling to read it in some contexts as a vowel, as in the name of the builder of the Great Pyramid, khwfw, "Khufu," we usually don't have any evidence about that. "W" is written "ou" in Coptic, but this is because there is no "w" in Greek and "ou" can make do. Please vote for Ancient Egypt because this civilization is the pinnacle of all civilizations. You can view listings of all content but only selected content is accessible. It was the duty of the pharaoh to interpret the word of the gods in order to establish order and justice.

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